Judgement Seat of Christ


Cultivating a Two-world View.

The life focus of many believers is wrong, as it is essentially a “one world” view. The biblical approach is distinctly a two world view; that is, living well in this world because we have an eye on the world to come. This article develops the two-world concept.
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Today Counts Forever.

What we do for Christ today will have a ripple effect throughout the coming Kingdom of God. The “eternal weight of glory” spoken about by the Apostle Paul can be ours as a result of the Judgment Seat of Christ. This discussion centers around some basic facts about the coming Judgment Seat of the Lord Jesus Christ.
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What Will Judge Jesus Be Looking For? (Part 1).

There are three basic criteria, given in the Scriptures, that will form the basis for our evaluation by our Lord Jesus.  This article deals with the first of the three criteria and the next study looks at the other two.  It is good for us to know how we are going to be evaluated.
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What Will Judge Jesus Be Looking For? (Part 2).

This study discusses two of the three basic criteria that Judge Jesus will use in evaluating our lives.
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What Are Those Rewards?

We know that the Lord Jesus is generous and loves to give good gifts to His children.  But exactly what will those rewards be that will be given to faithful believers?  There is so much to gain and so much to lose when it comes to rewards.
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My Sin and Christ’s Judgment Seat.

One of the most troubling issues when the Judgment Seat is brought up is the matter of my personal sin.  As believers, all of us sin and our imperfections haunt us.  So how will these failures affect our rewarding? Will sin   remove any hope of reward?  This article wrestles with this important, personal issue.
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Rich Rewards and Great Grace

This study centers around a study of Matthew 19:27-20:16 which comes about because of Peter’s concerns. He wondered what the apostles were “going to get” from their giving up of everything to follow Jesus.  Jesus answers his concerns but also deals with his attitude.
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Some Problems about “PAYDAY”.

There are some commonly asked questions that come to the surface when the Judgment Seat is discussed. One is the ominous statements by Jesus about the unfaithful servants who are cast into outer darkness.  What does that mean? Can salvation be lost?  Another question has to do with the duration of rewards.  Do rewards last for eternity or do they have a much shorter shelf life and evaporate over time?
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Sin, Grace and Reward: A Case Study.

Peter once again comes to the forefront of the Judgment Seat study.  His is a case study showing that even great failure does not in and of itself remove a person from great reward.
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Pondering Payday: Some Summary Thoughts.

In an attempt to take the large volume of scriptural material on the subject of the Judgment Seat, this article and the one to follow systematize our finding into 10 summary statements.  This article deals with six of those ten statements.
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Pondering Payday: Some Final Thoughts.

The final four summary statements concerning the Judgment Seat are found here.
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Preparing for Payday (2 Peter 1:5-11)

The coming time of Christ’s judgment seat where rewards are given to believers is highlighted by the Apostle Peter as he speaks of virtuous believers gaining an “abundant entrance” into the kingdom. He observes that this will come to those who add seven key virtues to their faith in Jesus Christ.
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Getting Ready for the “Day of Christ” (Philippians 1)

Three times the Apostle Paul uses this phrase as he reminds believers of what lies ahead for them if they are fruitful and faithful in living for Christ.
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